Asus has launched a new smartphone to keep up with the trend of devices with 18:9 displays. Called Pegasus 4S, the smartphone has been launched in China flaunting a full metal chassis. The pricing and availability details about the smartphone are not yet known. However, what we know is that the smartphone comes with thin bezels at the top and bottom. It will be available in China in Star Black and gold colors. Also Read - Asus ZenBook 13 OLED UM325U review: Premium design, snappy performanceAlso Read - Asus ROG Zephyrus, TUF series laptops refreshed for 2021: Price, specifications and more
At the back, the smartphone comes with dual-camera placed on the top-left corner along with LED flash. At the center, the phone is equipped with a round-shaped fingerprint scanner. Notably, the Pegasus 4S is the first full-screen smartphone from the company with an aspect ratio of 18:9.
Asus Pegasus 4S specifications, features
The smartphone features a 5.7-inch HD display with 1920×1080 pixels resolution and 2.5D curved touchscreen. Under the hood is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 octa-core processor clocked at 1.4GHz. The Asus Pegasus 4S comes in two variants a 32GB storage option with 3GB of RAM and a 64GB storage variant with 4GB of RAM. The storage is further expandable via a microSD card. ALSO READ: Dual camera smartphones under Rs 30,000 in India: Honor 6X, Micromax Dual 5 and more
The smartphone sports a dual-camera system featuring a 16-megapixel sensor and an 8-megapixel sensor. The dual cameras are equipped with features like auto-focus, LED flash, and full HD video shooting. Up front, there is an 8-megapixel camera for selfies. The Pegasus 4S runs Android 7.1.1 Nougat out-of-the-box, and is armed with a big 4,030mAh battery.
Considering the Pegasus 4S is the company’s first smartphone with 18:9 aspect ratio display, we can expect Asus to launch the phone globally very soon since its competitors have already launched the phone with the feature. Recently, Asus launched the Zenfone 4 Selfie Lite with the focus being on the selfie-camera. There is a 13-megapixel front camera with LED flash. The front camera also comes with portrait mode, which creates a depth-of-field effect by blurring the background.